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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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SEC Chair Clayton Warns Lawyers on Initial Coin Offerings

Stacks of Coins

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Clayton delivered the following remarks at a conference of securities professionals: “My first message is simple and a bit stern. Market professionals, especially gatekeepers, need to act responsibly and hold themselves to high standards. To be blunt, from what I have seen recently, particularly in the initial coin offering (“ICO”) space, they can […] Read more →

by   |   January 22, 2018

NYSE Rule Change Regarding Dividend Notifications to be Effective February 1, 2018

Public Companies and Securities As we noted here, the NYSE proposed, and the SEC approved, a rule change to require NYSE listed companies to provide notice to the NYSE at least ten minutes before making any... Read more →

by   |   January 19, 2018

SEC Nixes 40 Act Registration of Cryptocurrency Related Funds for Now

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities In a letter to representatives of the Investment Company Institute and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, the SEC staff indicated it would not be receptive... Read more →

by   |   January 18, 2018

FASB to Revise Accounting for Tax Act

Public Companies and Securities FASB received unsolicited input from banks and insurance companies and related trade groups on the accounting for what is referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Based on the... Read more →

by   |   January 12, 2018